Pauls Valley, OK, Pauls Valley Democrat

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  • More U.S. oil production

    A challenge from Presidents Reagan to Obama has been to reduce the U.S. dependence on foreign oil. Over-reliance on imports makes us more susceptible to those regular foreign crises that tend to send prices spiraling upward....

    November 16, 2013

  • pumpkins 1.jpg Church’s annual pumpkin patch awaits shoppers

    It’s a familiar sight each year in October for motorists driving along Boulevard — the Southern Hills Christian Church Pumpkin Parish.
    Whatever the size pumpkin you want for your Jack-O-Lantern — small, medium, large or extra large — they are available. And the proceeds from the sales benefit a number of worthy local causes.
    Ninety percent of the sales are divided equally among Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity, the Central Christian Camp and Conference Center and Southern Hills’ children and youth, said Amzi Gregory, Pumpkin Parish coordinator and treasurer during its 16-year history.

    October 21, 2013 4 Photos

  • Arbuckle RV 10-07-13a.jpg Shutdown sends ripples through Sulphur economy

    As the owner of the Arbuckle RV Resort, Dick Duhn relies heavily on two tourist attractions: the Chickasaw Cultural Center and the Lake of the Arbuckles.
    When one of those attractions closes, Duhn’s business is bound to suffer.

    October 16, 2013 1 Photo

  • chesapeake-logo1.jpg Chesapeake lays off 640 workers in Oklahoma City

    Chesapeake spokesman Brent Gooden said the company still employs 3,500 people at its corporate headquarters and 6,000 across Oklahoma. Chesapeake still employs a total of about 11,000 people despite having about 1,200 leave the company since the start of 2013.

    October 11, 2013 1 Photo

  • Cheer up, Grumpy Cat: You have an endorsement deal

    Feline's famous frown still won't turn upside down as new Friskies spokescat.

    September 18, 2013

  • Norman entrepreneurs present their design to committee in Washington

    The Hitachi Foundation announced local entrepreneurs Kaben and Shelby Smallwood as national finalists for the 2013 Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneurs Program for their business Symbiotic Aquaponic.

    September 16, 2013

  • Bees_1_BH_W.jpg Interest in beekeeping declining

    Some people just don’t want to deal with the business end of a bee. ~ Northwest Oklahoma Beekeepers Association President Jimmy Schobert

    September 3, 2013 1 Photo

  • laborday.jpg Oil prices rise heading into holiday weekend

    Oil prices are rising — just before a travel holiday weekend — as the Obama administration prepares for a possible military strike against Syria.

    August 30, 2013 3 Photos

  • Hibdon Fire Fire destroys Norman’s Hibdon Tires

    Large plumes of black smoke rolled out of Hibdon Tires on North Interstate Drive on Sunday evening as firefighters worked to extinguish the flames that consumed the building.

    August 26, 2013 1 Photo

  • Midstates Petroleum to add 130 Oklahoma jobs

    Two-thirds of the company's holdings are now in northern Oklahoma's Mid-Continent region with most of the play in Woods and Alfalfa counties.

    August 22, 2013

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